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Perhaps we're just cynics, but we're not at all surprised that this list of the 100 top-selling games in the U.S. and Europe isn't filled with more good games. We understand that not everyone has the tastes of the DS Fanboy staff (as much as we try to ram it down your throat), but some of these ar...

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Best Buy is having a sale on all of their video games priced at $19.99, allowing those looking to stock up on titles to snag two games for the sum of $30. And, looking over the list of titles that qualify, there's quite a bit of fun to be had. Notable games in the sale include Nintendo's trainin...

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Sales data for the year have come in regarding the UK and Nintendo's brain-empowering software on the DS ranked pretty darn high on the list. Both Dr Kawashima's Brain Training and More Brain Training from Dr. Kawashima were on the list, with the first title only being beaten by FIFA 08. You folks i...

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Remember how we were telling you just last night that the black and red DS Lite is on sale now on its own, without the bundled copy of Brain Age 2? Well, if you're like us (see: tall, dark and handsome), you're already setting aside those precious monies to pick up the new DS Lite model. Well, if ...

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Nintendo issued out a statement today, confirming rumors that the black and red DS Lite that came bundled with Brain Age 2 would be sold without the title, as a stand alone unit. It is currently available in stores right now with the appropriate price tag of $129.99. Color us super jazzed. Anyone ...

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It looks like NoA is taking steps to increase not only the popularity of Brain Age 2, but the DS as a whole. After an aggressive ad campaign, Brain Age 2 is taking Dr. Kawashima's show on the road. But will it work? Brain training is a worldwide phenomenon, but less popular in the U.S. with a nont...

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Nintendo is ramping up the advertising campaign for Brain Age 2, taking care to make sure more people know about the title than those who just watch TV. First attack takes form in mall tours, where the game will be on showcase at over 50 different malls in the United States. To check where and when ...

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Of course, we've all seen the store displays saying it was releasing in October, but when exactly? Rumor has it, the thing will be on sale soon. So, if you're one of the folks who held off even though it was bundled with a fine title (see: us), you should be able to get your hands on one soon enou...

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You may notice a little bit more swagger in our writing style-- it's the confidence that comes from having a youthful, energetic brain. Yes, we've been playing Brain Age 2, tapping on piano keys and unscrambling words and remembering big groups of numbers with the best of them. One thing that bother...

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Okay, so the number of DS (and Wii) systems sold in August was smaller than the number sold in July. That's okay! Everything else sold fewer units this month, too, except the Xbox 360-- and 106,000 fewer of those sold than did DS Lites. As long as everyone did worse than Nintendo, we're still happy,...

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We couldn't help but giggle when we saw this article on "facial yoga" that described it as the hot new craze. It's certainly not new to us DS hipsters; after all, we've already got a game dedicated to stretching and firming our faces, and since the practice is apparently the latest it-exercise (de...

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Thinking about the recent Brain Age 2 bundle and all the bundles that haunted the Wii launch has us thinking about the idea in general. In theory, we're not against it; one-game bundles aren't so bad, especially if you already want the game, or bundles that allow buyers to choose a combination of ...

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When we first received our package from Nintendo containing Brain Age 2, we were anxious to see how this game would distinguish itself from the original. Then, we realized we were insane and that Brain Age 2 would probably be the exact same thing as the first title, only with boxart of a different...

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This rainbow of DS Lite styli can be yours for the low, low price of a few minutes on Nintendo's website. Brain Age 2 owners can register on my.nintendo.com (which we should all do anyway for the extremely sporadic bonuses like this) and take a short survey about how awesome the game is, and in retu...

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This week's obvious release is none other than the sequel to Nintendo's non-game, Brain Age. Sure, there are some other titles on the list, but we're assuming most of you already have gotten or will be getting your hands on Brain Age 2. Does your brain need it, or have you just been playing Brain ...

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Besides showing off new minigames from Brain Age 2, these five video advertisements are noteworthy for a couple of reasons: first, Nintendo has chosen to give their Dr. Kawashima mascot a voice that sounds distinctly like-- but isn't-- George Takei. Second, the backing music for these ads seems t...

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No, it's not the awesome Brain Age 2 bundle we would just about perform a Murder Death Kill for. But, still, it's the chance at a free game and DS Lite for the next four weeks, which is something we can get behind. Sadly, being employees excludes us. That and the fact that we don't live in Canada....

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Okay, fine, we asked you to choose between two colorful DS Lites already, but we want to know: are you gonna get the Brain Age 2 bundle? Come on, it's okay to want to replace a perfectly good handheld with a shinier model. People do it all the time. We want to know if you're so charmed by the slic...

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At last, it's Brain Age 2 time. Who's picking up the bundle? Inquiring fan-minds want to know (and can we touch it? for a dollar?). Of course, that's not all that's available this week, but it's certainly the most well-known title. Anything else tickle your particular fancy? Brain Age 2: More Tr...

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